Employment-based Immigration

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Information about H1B Visa Filing Season 2016

Posted on February 17, 2015

USCIS will begin accepting H1B visa applications on April 1, 2015 for an employment start date of October 1, 2015, marking the beginning of the 2016 fiscal year. It is recommended to send applications ... Read More

USCIS Publishes Updated EB-5 Processing Time Information

Posted on November 07, 2014

USCIS released an update about EB-5 visa Processing Report that reflects an average processing time for the Immigrant Investor Program Office as of August 31, 2014. If you are not an US resident ... Read More

EB-2 India: Retrogression Imminent

Posted on October 16, 2014

EB-2 is a second preference, immigrant visa for the United States employment-based permanent residency.  As anticipated in the section D of the Visa Bulletin for November 2014, there is bad news for ... Read More

Going to America? Don’t Ignore Your Need for Visitor Insurance

Posted on May 23, 2014

America is a dream destination for many travelers around the world. In fact, the U.S. Travel Association indicates that total international visitors to the U.S. in 2013 was 69.6 million and ... Read More

Highly Skilled May Wait Less for Visas

Posted on November 30, 2011

On Tuesday, November 29, 2011, the House of Representatives passed a bill  that would eliminate the limits on the number of green cards based on employment that is available annually to each ... Read More

USCIS Announces Entrepreneurs in Residence Initiative Agency focuses on fully realizing the job-creating potential of current immigration law

Posted on October 12, 2011

WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director Alejandro Mayorkas joined the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness in Pittsburgh to announce “Entrepreneurs in ... Read More

Immigration Status Upon Death of Petitioner

Posted on September 16, 2011

Despite the hard economic times that we are still encountering, US immigration continues to flourish.  Immigrating to the United States to live here permanently is an important and complex decision. ... Read More